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Observation 144583: Scleroderma bovista Fr.

Many sporocarps found under Lodgepole pine and rhododendron. Peridium under 1mm thick. Blackening.


Blackening peridium, breaking open irregularly.
Still yellowish base, but black to dark brown top.
Gleba as mass of spores with marshmellow consistency.

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